GLSA-201705-05 : FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100082


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201705-05 (FFmpeg: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FFmpeg. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
gst-plugins-libav is affected because this package is bundling a vulnerable FFmpeg version.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system using FFmpeg to process a specially crafted file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All FFmpeg users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/ffmpeg-3.2.4' All gst-plugins-libav users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-plugins/gst-plugins-libav-1.10.4'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100082

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201705-05.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/10

Modified: 2017/05/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ffmpeg, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gst-plugins-libav, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5024, CVE-2017-5025

GLSA: 201705-05